April 2015

Improving Health Equity for First Nations, Inuit and Métis People: Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II

Cancer Care Ontario’s Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II aims to reduce this health inequity and to improve the cancer journey and experience for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people in Ontario. ...

April 2015

Accountability and Primary Healthcare         

This paper examines the accountability structures within primary healthcare in Ontario; in particular, who is accountable for what and to whom, and the policy tools being used. The findings indicate ...

April 2015

The Goldilocks Principle and Canadian Healthcare System Governance

February 2015

Continuous Quality Improvement: A Shared Governance Model That Maximizes Agent-Specific Knowledge

February 2015

Enhancing Leadership and Governance Competencies to Strengthen Health Systems in Nigeria: Assessment of Organizational Human Resources Development         

In this cross-sectional intervention study, leadership and governance competencies of policy makers were enhanced through a training workshop, and an assessment was conducted of organizational activities designed to promote evidence-informed ...

February 2015

National Perspectives on Patient Safety: Ten Years Later

In early 2014, Longwoods Publishing convened a roundtable discussion on the subject of patient safety to get the perspectives of some of the leading healthcare organizations across Canada.

February 2015

Governance, Policy and System-Level Efforts to Support Safer Healthcare

This paper provides an overview of some key changes in the past decade across Canada in the policy, programs and governance and leadership developed to support safer healthcare.

January 2015

Increasing Interest and Demand? Is Our System Well-Enough Prepared for Policy Change?     

The author calls for planning well ahead for changes in policy to provide optimal, ethical and safe approaches to the offering of services around assisted death as an option for ...

November 2014

Inadequate Performance Measures Affecting Practices, Organizations and Outcomes of Ontario’s Family Health Teams     

In this study the authors asked: What healthcare practices and organizational structures are encouraged by the FHT model? Results suggest that unintended consequences of perfor­mance measures may be posing challenges ...

November 2014

Mind the Gap: Governance and Health Workforce Outcomes     

Key messages from the report are that: (1) leadership, communication and engagement are crucial to workforce change; (2) workforce outcomes need to be considered in conjunction with patient outcomes; and ...


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